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The flu season has not abated, even though it is spring. Pictured, Jesus Ortiz gets a flu shot in this 2012 photo. (John Miller/AP/NCOA)
The flu season has not abated, even though it is spring. Pictured, Jesus Ortiz gets a flu shot in this 2012 photo. (John Miller/AP/NCOA)
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Flu is usually a wintertime virus, peaking in January or February.

But this year, flu cases are on the rise all around the country, even though it is spring, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

From the Here & Now contributor network, WBUR's Carey Goldberg reports.

WBUR: Warning: Flu Season Peak Hits Late This Year — Like Maybe Now

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  • Carey Goldberg, host of WBUR's CommonHealth blog. The blog tweets @commonhealth.

This segment aired on March 23, 2016.

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